History of Structural Racism, Nationally and in Greater KC: A Listening Session (Part III)

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Name: History of Structural Racism, Nationally and in Greater KC: A Listening Session (Part III)
Date: July 8, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Presented by the KC Chamber and Urban Neighborhood Initiative

Gwendolyn Grant, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Kansas City, will moderate this third virtual panel discussion.

This is the third in a series of Listening Sessions developed to help the business community learn more deeply about the inequities and lack of access and opportunities for too many in our region. 

Panelists include:
 
Dr. Clarence Lang
Dean of the College of the Liberal Arts & Professor of African American Studies, Penn State University
Former Interim Dean and Director of African American Studies, KU
 
Albert Joseph Lowe IV
Adjunct Professor - African & U.S. History, MCC-Penn Valley
 
Jamala Rogers
Executive Director, Organization for Black Struggle
Author, "Ferguson is America: Roots and Rebellion”
 
Geri Sanders
Historian, Senior Manager of Collections, American Jazz Museum
 

Thank you to our 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Sponsors!

Presenting Diversity Sponsors for 2020 are CommunityAmerica Credit UnionEvergyHallmark, and Sprint.
 
Our Cornerstone Sponsors are American Century InvestmentsBayerBlue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas CityCommerce BankEwing Marion Kauffman Foundation, JE Dunn ConstructionLockton CompaniesREACH Healthcare FoundationSaint Luke's Health SystemUMB and Waddell & Reed.
 
Our Regional Diversity Sponsors are Black & VeatchHeavy Constructors AssociationSpire and VanTrust Real Estate.
 
Our Supporting Diversity Sponsors are Andrews McMeel UniversalBank MidwestChildren's MercyEnterprise Holdings, Ernst & Young, GarminH&R BlockHNTBHoneywellHusch BlackwellKansas City University of Medicine & BiosciencesKVC Health SystemsLathrop GPMLead BankMazumaMcCownGordon ConstructionShook Hardy & BaconState StreetStinson LLPThe Builders' AssociationThe University of KansasThe University of Kansas Health System and Turner Construction.
 
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, July 8
3-4 p.m.
Contact Information:
Melanie Mattes
Fees/Admission:
This event is free to attend. 
A virtual event link will be sent to registrants prior to the listening session.
 
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